Pakistan calls for promotion of inter-religious & intercultural dialogue for peace

From Dunya News (NEW YORK)- Pakistan called on the international community to strengthen mechanisms and actions for the promotion of dialogue and understanding among all religions and civilizations, says a press release received from New York on Friday. The resolution … Continue reading

IRFWP Director speaks at UN International Day of the Family event

On May 15, with the cooperation of a small handful of co-sponsoring organizations, Maria Vargas convened a meeting on the occasion of the United Nations International Day of Families. It was a good meeting with a strong currents extoling interfaith, … Continue reading

The United Nations and Religious Extremist Conflict, new essay by IRFWP intern Olivia Cassandro

The first contribution for our “online Journal” of original, article length contributions comes from IRFWP intern Olivia Cassandro, International Relations major from the University of Delaware. Olivia presents a cogent argument that the United Nations cannot realize its charter and … Continue reading

United Nations World Interfaith Week, and the National Prayer Breakfast

Dear Friends and Family I wrote you recently asking for prayers and good wishes supporting my role and participation at then upcoming events:  United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, The 62nd National Prayer Breakfast I was moved and I am … Continue reading

Mark Your Calendars: World Interfaith Harmony Week Begins on February 2nd

Each year, during the first week of February, interfaith activists celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week, calling our attention to the ideals of mutual respect, understanding, and individuality of the world’s different religions. Since its small beginnings, recognition of the week … Continue reading